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殖 means 'increase'

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Strokes : 12    Frequency: 1619   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-27    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 8 words   Used in 58 words   Used in 55 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ショク
Kun
   える to increase, to swell   やす to augment, multiply
Name    うえ   え   げ
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⿰   death   honest  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 殖 is used 6 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 殖 is used 58 times, read 2 ways.
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breed; multiply; increase; propagation
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える : 4 words FIND ALL
expression, 'su' godan verb
to increase one's savings
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An additional ふ.やす less common words include 殖 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 1426  Joy o' Kanji : 1426  Key to Kanji:

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ショク   ふえる to increase, to swell   ふやす to augment, multiply   
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チョク   ジキ    honest; direct   ただちに immediately   なお to correct   なお to be cured   
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ジュウ   ジッ   と    とお ten   
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イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
stick   
ボク   モク   eye   ま-    め    
shelf
death
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セキ   ゆう night   
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katakana 'ta'
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